Soda Ash Europe and US
The Soda Ash report is a weekly global overview of market prices from Europe, Asia and North America.
Price assessments are given for both dense and light bag material from Europe. The Asia assessment includes an FOB China main port price for dense bulk material which covers Japan, Korea and Taiwan.
The CFR South East Asia quote for dense bulk material covers the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam.
An FOB bulk quote is given for dense Soda Ash in the US which tends to be an annul contract which is negotiated towards the end of the year.
Spot prices from the US are mentioned in the text when applicable.
The report includes market commentary that includes detail of trace transactions, news on the supply and demand balance, export/import information, contract price negotiations and general sentiment for price direction.
The main export routes are Natural Ash from the West coast, the USA, to Latin America and Asia.
China has emerged as the largest producer and is increasingly active in the export market.
The report provides an excellent overview of the global market and helps buyers and sellers around the world to determine when and where to buy or sell.